HR Project Lead

Job Type:
Job Sector:
HR, Training
South East
Salary Description:
£36000 - £46000/annum pro rata
Job Ref:

HR Project Lead

6 month FTC

£36,000 - £46,000 DOE

Hanslope, Nr Milton Keynes

As the HR Project Lead you will be delivering a range of HR projects and initiatives to support the HR function. Projects will span policy, employee relations, resourcing, talent and development with a specific focus on diversity and the implementation of a job family framework. This is initially a 6-month contract, which may be extended.

Key responsibilities will include but are not limited to:

* Working in conjunction with the Senior HR Policy Advisor, lead on the implementation of initiatives ensuring that we are achieving the commitments and ambitions within the strategy

* Provide support to the development and implementation of our job family framework which includes the development of career paths, skills framework, job evaluation, TU engagement and employee communications

* Provide support to the review and development of recruitment approaches, moving from competency based selection to the introduction of success profiles

* Ensure the timely corporate communication of any changes to HR policy and procedures which might impact on budgets and workforce planning or have implications for individual staff

* Ensure any allocated HR policy is best fit and reflects the latest thinking within HR management, legislation and civil service guidance

* Provide expert advice, HR services and coaching to managers, both directly and through business partners

* Trade Union Negotiation/consultation and staff engagement on the review and on proposed changes to any allocated policies and Terms and Conditions of employment

We are looking for someone with:

* CIPD or equivalent experience of working in a HR role, preferably within operational, policy and/or change management.

* Strong project management skills.

* Experience and ability to interpret and provide advice on employment legislation Civil Service Codes, standards, terms & conditions and working practices.

* Strong interpersonal and communication skills with the ability to communicate clearly and effectively with staff at all grades.

* Excellent IT skills. Including Word, Excel and PowerPoint skills.

If you feel you have what it takes, please apply today because we’d love to hear from you!

Role advertised: 10 May 2019


Ascendant Recruitment is one of Milton Keynes and Northampton’s leading recruitment companies, with PA/Administration, Customer Service, Human Resources, Finance and Temporary divisions. Ascendant Recruitment operates as an Employment Agency for permanent recruitment and an Employment Business for temporary recruitment. For more information on our current vacancies please visit and like/follow us on Facebook, Twitter and LinkedIn.

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